Globe and Mail – Canada

Israel seeks alternative to metal detectors at contested Jerusalem holy site

Ministers were being asked to consider the installation of sophisticated, high-resolution cameras and increased police deployments as a replacement, Israeli media said

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:05 pm

Rising political star in China under investigation for corruption

One-time rising Chinese political star Sun Zhengcai is being investigated for violations of party discipline, the ruling Communist Party announced Monday

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:11 pm

Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54

Police say a bomber on a motorcycle targeted police guarding a demolition site

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:03 pm

A pontoon bridge connecting East and West Mosul helps Iraqis rebuild their lives

Hundreds stream over the temporary structure each day to check on homes and return to their old lives. So far, some have been more fortunate than others

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:20 pm

Driver charged after several dead bodies discovered in stifling truck in Texas

James Matthew Bradley Jr., 60, was charged with a single count of illegally transporting dozens of unauthorized immigrants

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 2:27 pm

Parents of British baby Charlie Gard tearfully decide 'to let our son go'

The parents of the 11-month-old dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for an experimental medical treatment

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 1:41 pm

Chainsaw-wielding man attacks insurance office in Switzerland

Police put the center of Schaffhausen into lockdown and launched a manhunt for the suspect they identified as 51-year-old Franz Wrousis

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 12:17 pm

News 24 – South Africa | Yes, you can buy happiness…

New research shows that you can buy happiness if you spend some of that cash on buying yourself some free time.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:12 pm | Trump: GOP health care push is ‘last chance’

President Donald Trump has a message for Republican lawmakers deliberating the latest proposed health care bill – this is your last chance.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:08 pm | Heat horror: Survivor says he heard desperate pleas before passing out

A survivor of the deadly trip from near the Mexican border in a sweltering tractor-trailer says he heard desperate pleas for water and whimpering children before passing out.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:08 pm | In Minneapolis, fake sign warns of ‘easily startled’ police

The fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer has sparked the posting of at least two fake street signs warning people of “easily startled” officers.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:13 pm | Russia deploys military police at ‘safe zone’ in Syria

Russia’s General Staff says it has deployed military police to monitor the cease-fire in a safe zone in the eastern suburbs of Syria’s Damascus.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:13 pm | Heat deaths: Driver facing death penalty

The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio has been charged in connection with the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face the death penalty.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:25 pm | Trump takes swipe at Hillary in Russia probe

President Donald Trump is questioning why those investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion by members of his campaign aren’t digging into Hillary Clinton’s “crimes & Russia relations”.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:25 pm

Deutsche Welle – Germany

Opinion: Tension escalates on the Temple Mount

The atmosphere has grown increasingly tense as every day the death toll in the Temple Mount crisis grows. Israel has the power to stop it and must return to reason, argues Tim Assmann.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:48 pm

German jihadi schoolgirl could face jail in Iraq: journalist

An Iraqi journalist who interviewed teenage IS bride Linda W. after she was found in Iraq says she might face several years in an Iraqi prison. Linda has said she regrets her decision to go to Iraq and wants to go home.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:00 pm

Opinion: Polish President Andrzej Duda frees himself

In a surprise move, Polish President Andrzej Duda has vetoed a large part of the government’s controversial justice reform. The decision will make a lasting change in the political climate in Poland, says Bartosz Dudek.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 5:52 pm

Jared Kushner denies colluding with Russia after Senate Intelligence Committee meeting

The US President’s son-in-law has spoken to reporters after testifying to the Senate, denying colluding with Russia. Kushner is due to testify at a separate probe into Russian interference tomorrow.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 5:46 pm

Diesel emissions kill. What is the car industry going to do about it?

A 1,500-euro ($1,750) fix could save thousands of lives – but carmakers are unwilling to pay. Should the auto industry pick up the bill for its own mess?

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:51 pm

Charlie Gard’s parents give up legal battle on child’s treatment

Two British parents have given up their legal battle to take their son to the US for experimental treatment. Their lawyer said that "time had run out," judging by the 11-month-old’s latest brain scans.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:45 pm

IGAD: ‘War in South Sudan must end’

The Inter-governmental Authority for Development (IGAD) has condemned authorities in South Sudan for failure to end the war that has killed thousands and displaced more than two million civilians.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:45 pm

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